McClaren calls off U.S. trip after Croatia defeat

October 13, 2006
LONDON -- England manager Steve McClaren has called off a trip to the United States next week to look at coaching methods in American football's NFL after his team's Euro 2008 qualifying defeat by Croatia.

McClaren has faced widespread criticism of his tactics in Wednesday's 2-0 defeat in Zagreb, which followed another poor display in last weekend's 0-0 home draw with Macedonia.

The Football Association said in a letter to media editors that "the time is not right" for the five-day ...

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